"If the book had a plot and structure, we might suggest shortening and
revisions, but it is so diffuse that I don't think this would be of any use.
My chief objection is that you don't have any story to tell."
--Rejection letter to William Faulkner
reputedly from Pushcart's Complete Rotten Reviews And Rejections:
(I don't own a copy to confirm).
----- Original Message -----
From: "jacquesdebierue" <email@example.com>
> The thought that William Faulkner might be considered unpublishable
> today is scary. I was told that by someone who works at a big
> publishing firm. It was not said jokingly.
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